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Paying NCAA Athletes – Is Amateur Golf In Danger Of Extinction?

by Bill Hobson

Welcome to the FORE GOLFERS NETWORK Podcast Ep. 161 and a pair of fascinating conversations PLUS a special contest.

(4:26) First, we welcome in veteran golf writer, Gary VanSickle to discuss his recent column about the the NCAA paying college athletes and the impact on the USGA and Amateur Golf. Will we see the end of college golfers competing as amateurs?

(21:30) Then, we visit with one of the premiere golf course photographers, Evan Schiller, to hear the story of his career and craft. We’ll also share details on a special (40:48) FGN contest where you can win a 2020 GolfShots Calendar.

The number for contest entries is found below and the deadline is Nov 20th!


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